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Scottish literature class

When Tarbert Loch Fyne poet George Campbell Hay (1915-1984) worked 1930s summers aboard the herring skiff Liberator, the local fishing fleet would have been universally motorised, either by conversion or by design. Perhaps reflecting this transition, in his maritime work … Continue reading

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Speedy Shipbuilding

Martin Black began researching the life and work of G.L Watson over 25 years ago. His book, G.L. Watson – The Art and Science of Yacht Design is a fitting tribute to quarter of a century of spare time slog, … Continue reading

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